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Exercise Helps Combat Depression, According To New Longitudinal Study

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can...

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2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood obesity and such awareness has resulted in parents being more active in finding fitness programs for their children, resulting in revenue growth for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Children's Fitness Center Franchises industry...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...

2014-10-15 23:08:09

Women nationwide have turned to Diet Doc, the nation’s leader in medical weight loss programs, and are feeling more confident with a sexier, slimmer body while also reducing their weight-related breast cancer risk Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Although there is no direct scientific evidence that being overweight or obese actually causes breast cancer, it is thought that the rate at which women are diagnosed with this deadly disease does increase after menopause and that,...

2014-10-15 08:28:53

San Diego health and wellness retreat discusses the fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns is massive: employees with chronic health issues miss a total of 450 million additional days of work each year, compared to healthy workers(1). Two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or struggle with obesity(2), which, in turn, has a...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...

2014-10-08 23:02:43

October 8 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize the importance of keeping their pets at a healthy weight and fitness level. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Today, October 8, is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize that one of the most important things they can do for their pet’s overall health is to keep them within a healthy weight range. An estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese and thus at...

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...

2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...

2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.